Charlton Athletic - Parkinson Post Shrewsbury
UK time is: 10:01:31
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Parkinson Post Shrewsbury

When you are 3-0 up (even if you are fielding a side with several young players in it) you would expect to win, even more so when you are playing a side that play in the League below you. However, Charlton failed to do this on Tuesday night.

At 3-0 up away against Shrewsbury after three goals in less than 35 minutes through Pawel Abbott (twice) and then Lee Martin The Addicks were in control, however The Shrews came back and eventually won 4-3 to secure their place in the second round of the Carling Cup.

Phil Parkinson took the blame for this but still thinks, despite the youngsters in the side that lessons could (and should) be gained from this, Parkinson said: "It's obviously a disappointment. It was my decision to play a young team and with that young team you get naivety and that's what cost us.

"It was a massive learning curve for the young players who got a chance tonight.

"I take responsibility because I was the one who picked the young team and the benefits of that are for the club going forward in terms of the young players who got 90 minutes' experience under their belt.

"But whatever team we had out, when you're 3-0 up you've got to see the game through and we did some incredibly naive things."

What is the thought among the Addicks followers on this site on Phil Parkinson's thoughts after our Carling Cup defeat? Share these feelings below so we can discuss them.

Join The Vital Debate

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Charlton Addickt  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday August 12 2010

Time: 2:02PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Like my dad used to say...don't do it again or else!!
Report Abuse
12/08/2010 19:13:00

Three nicegoals and four bits of abject defending!
Report Abuse
13/08/2010 15:32:00


Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Charlton Athletic Articles

Henderson Backs Watt (Friday November 27 2015)

Match Day Officials v Ipswich (Thursday November 26 2015)

You Don't Know Watt You're Talking About! (Wednesday November 25 2015)

Watt Loaned To Cardiff (Monday November 23 2015)

Video - Birmingham Highlights (a) (Sunday November 22 2015)

Away Day Reds (Sunday November 22 2015)

Audio - Fraeye On Birmingham Win (Saturday November 21 2015)

Stats: Birmingham City v Charlton (Saturday November 21 2015)

Birmingham v Charlton - Team Line Ups (Saturday November 21 2015)

Archived Charlton Athletic Articles

List All Vital Charlton Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
17. Preston 17 3 8 6 -3 17
18. Forest 17 4 5 8 -5 17
19. Bristol City 17 3 7 7 -9 16
20. Charlton 17 4 4 9 -11 16
21. Huddersfield 17 3 6 8 -9 15
22. MK Dons 17 4 3 10 -9 15
23. Rotherham 17 3 3 11 -15 12

Charlton Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Opinion: Vaughan Represents Good Business
Birmingham : 27/11/2015 09:01:00
RUFC - Grant Says 'It's Good To Be Off The Bottom'
Rotherham : 27/11/2015 08:56:01
RUFC - Frecks Is 'All Action' Says Redfearn
Rotherham : 27/11/2015 08:54:00
RUFC - Boss Won't Apologise For 'How It Looks' On The Pitch
Rotherham : 27/11/2015 08:50:00
Snodgrass Set For Hull Return!
Hull City : 27/11/2015 08:49:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Birmingham MotM
Suggested By:  VitalCharlton
Henderson 17%
Holmes-Dennis 33%
Bauer 0%
Sarr 0%
Fox 0%
Cousins 0%
Diarra 0%
Jackson 50%
Berg Gudmundsson 0%
Lookman 0%
Makienok 0%
Sub:-Vaz Te 0%
Sub:-Ghoochannejhad 0%
Sub:-Ahearne-Grant 0%